Truck driver arrested, charged with possessing cannabis 

Malawi Police Service at Kanengo Station  in Lilongwe on Wednesday arrested a truck driver for allegedly being found in possession of 38 bags of cannabis sativa, locally known as Chamba, without license.

Bags containing cannabis
Truck loaded with Chamba

Confirming the arrest on Thursday, Central Region Police spokesperson Nolliettie Chimala said they received a tip from well-wishers that the driver, Willard Kaoloka, 35, had loaded the illicit drug in his truck’s container.

“Upon receipt of the information, they followed the suspect at his work place at AS Investments within Kanengo.

“After searching the truck’s container, it was discovered that it contained bags of Chamba. The driver was arrested instantly,” she said.

She added that the driver told the police that the bags belonged to a Zimbabwean who hired him at Area 49 zebra crossing to ferry the substance to a certain place in Mozambique.

Meanwhile, Kaoloka has been charged with being found in possession of cannabis sativa without license which is contrary to section 19 of Dangerous Drug Act.

Investigations are also underway to arrest the Zimbabwean.

Kaoloka hails from Chanika Village in the area of Traditional Authority (TA) Mkanda in Mchinji District.

Meanwhile, police are appealing to the public to continue providing them with information leading to arrest of people found cultivating, possessing and selling the prohibited plant.

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3 years ago

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3 years ago

Mukamange awo akukhapa anthu. Mukumanga wa chamba pamene inu mutenga chamba chomwecho kukagulitsa.

3 years ago

Kenako mukamange Chaponda anatipanga overcharge our maize from Zambiya
3 years ago

nanga akumenya amalawi muti bwanji u are still investigating

3 years ago

Eti …. komaso iyeyo ndi chaponda onse akufanana milandu yawo… uyo bolako its vegetable….

Koma vuto ndi immigration ya Malawi many crimes are committed by foreigners… immigration ili pheee akuti iwowo tchito yawo ndi ma passport basi

3 years ago

It has been revealed because there was no chiphuphu;otherwise chamba icho chikanawoloka

Masanje eni eni
3 years ago

So there is a licence for Chamba wow I didn’t know where can I find it ?

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